It´s your journey.
Start your parenthood informed and empowered.
You hear that motherhood is instinctive
and that you will know what to do.
But you feel overwhelmed from the start.
HOW TO START?
How can you prepare for the greatest change in your life, pregnancy, birth and becoming a mother?
WHERE TO LOOK?
Where can you find reliable information about pregnancy, birth, and motherhood that informs and empowers you?
TELL ME MORE.
Will you expect the dramatic physical and psychological changes that you will go through?
The Holding Mother Sessions
The Holding Mother sessions were created to help you embrace and honour your mothering.
your perinatal companion
A doula will be your emotional holder, your guardian of oxytocin, and your safe haven, from pregnancy to the first months after birth.
Find out here how a doula can change your experience of birth and motherhood.
map your motherhood journey
Your motherhood journey is influenced by how your past and present maternal figures experienced their motherhood.
We will travel in time and trace decades of motherhood that brought you to this moment.
your emotions tell a story
If you are feeling overwhelmed by pregnancy or motherhood find here a non-judgemental space to talk about your concerns and have someone to listen and be there for you.
And if you need further professional help, you will be inform about the options you can choose from.
get to know
Baby´s are individuals. Whether they cry inconsolably, can´t tolerate to be put down or only feel calm at the breast, they show who they are and what they need through their behaviour.
Together, we can learn about your baby and understand who they are and why they are showing certain behaviours.
from pregnancy to the postnatal period
Take charge of your own journey. Being educated about the services you might want to choose from and designing a plan with your wishes is key to a happy experience of pregnancy , birth and a smooth transition to motherhood.
Donald Winnicott, the British psychoanalyst stated
'There is no such thing as a baby...'
Babies don´t exist without mothers, without someone to keep them alive, to gaze at them, to love them.
When a baby is born, he is thereafter the center of everyone´s attention.
Everyone wants to see the baby.
Everyone asks for the baby.
But who asks for the mother?
Who wants to see the mother?
Mothers need to be cared for and seen so they can love and nurture their children.
Find out about The Holding Mother´s Principles.
My name is Alexandra and I help you to navigate the turbulent waters of Motherhood.
This is a space for you to feel less overwhelmed and more confident in your parenting, by supporting your transition to motherhood, and the first months after birth.
You will feel empowered to go through your perinatal journey by being informed and honour the power of becoming a mother.